Monthly Archives: May 2012

Celebrating the Jubilee: royal photos from our archives

This blog post has been written by Alice Coltman, a volunteer researcher assisting the Exhibition and Design team with the re-development of Station Hall. Hi everyone. I’m Alice. I’ve recently been researching the royal trains that are on display in … Continue reading

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Preparing for Railfest

This is one of a series of blog posts we’ll be bringing you in the run-up to our huge 9-day Railfest 2012 festival in June 2012. More blog posts about Railfest 2012 The sun is shining and a whole team … Continue reading

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Railfest 2012: readying the prototype HST

This is one of a series of blog posts we’ll be bringing you in the run-up to our huge 9-day Railfest 2012 festival in June 2012. More blog posts about Railfest 2012 Sometimes the idea of working in a museum … Continue reading

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A Charles II-era gold coin uncovered

Over the past month, the Knowledge & Collections department has been host to Elanor Henry, a member of the Museum and Artefacts Studies Course at the University of Durham. Elanor’s main aim was to gain firsthand experience working in a … Continue reading

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